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Step 2/18: Japan -
Price: 70 €
Traveling time: 7 hoursNight bus in Japan are quite comfortable
Tips & Tricks
- Go to Gion neighborhood if you wanna try to spot a Geisha
- Wake up early to go to the temple : Bouddhist ceremony really worth it
Things to see
Unesco World Heritage Site. We arrived there randomly as soon as we were out of the night bus. We were lucky enough to be on time for the morning Buddhist ceremony : really worth it.
Unesco World Heritage Site. The garden is amazing, as well as their way of sculpting sand.
Unesco World Heritage Site. An amazing place to visit. Try to avoid the crowd (early morning or late afternoon). And be careful to the weather/ light if you wanna make photos : it can change a lot of thing there as it reflects on both the water and the Golden Temple !
Unesco World Heritage Site. The particularity of this zen temple and its garden on which 15 rocs are placed in a way that makes it impossible to see all of them in the same time (miniature reproduction on the pic below). The rest of the garden and the temple are beautiful as well.
Unesco World Heritage Site.
Unesco World Heritage Site. The festival Kemara Hajime is taking place there on the 4th of January. The participants have to send the ball with their feet the higher possible.
418 Nayacho, Shichijo-agaru, Dotemachi-dori, Shimogyo-ku
Friendly staff, always available. They even helped us to book our bus ! You can stay in dorm (our choice) or choose a private room. Their bar/restaurant is quite good as well, and budget priced.
Really good sushis there ! They are doing it in front of you: our cooker was really fun and always put more wasabi than usual in his suhis... A really great time there !